Thursday, November 7, 2013
Yoshiwara's bath-houses in Tokyo ban mainland China tourists
[Pixs of models for illustration purpose only]
Mainland China tourists have been barred from entering the bath-houses in Tokyo’s red-light of Yoshiwara (bottom pix). According to The Tokyo Reporter, one papasan was quoted as having said that many Chinese tourists want to take photographs of the awe hime (literally means “foam princess”) and such photos are often posted in websites in China. He added that many such tourists were also rude. Another papasan complained that the customers don’t understand the pricing system because of language problems: it’s additional payment of 30,000 yuan for extra services on top of the entry fee of 15,000 yuan. Because of frequent quarrels between the customers and the soap-girls, the bath-houses have imposed the ban. What about Chinese-Malaysian tourists? I’ve no idea.
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